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1972 the u.s. department of education under title 9 of the civil rights act has said institution he receiving federal funds -- institutions receiving federal funds must receive an education free of sexual discrimination. many institutions said they were unaware of their obligation he under title nine to also protect students from sexual assault. >> we put more emphasis from preventing plagiarism than rape. >>> they began to talk about the issue of rape at the university of north carolina. >> we said unc isn't a bad place. unc is a representation of a larger cultural problem. >> the women began researching title 9, interviewing other victims of rape, utilizing social media and in january of 2013, along with form he unc administrator melinda manning and two others, they filed a federal complaint against the university of north carolina at the department of education. >> so when you have 18 and 19-year-old men and women who are holding the government account annal for rape -- accountable for rape it -- it boggles my mind. >> as for annie and andrea they have turned their are mission in
fear and that aspiration at war with itself. and i was involved in the civil rights movement and the antiwar movement and the vietnam war, and the movement to get redress for the unconstitutional incarceration of japanese americans - all these other social and political issues, but i was silent on that. >> and then governor swarsen ager in california forced you to speak up. >> that's correct. at that time massachusetts had marriage equality through the judicial route. in california a precedent-setting thing happened. both house, the senate and the assembly passed the marriage equality bill, and all that was needed was the governor's siing, governor arnold swarzenegger who campaigned by being a friend of the glp community. he made statements like, "i worked with gays and les by -- less bians, some of my best friendsar gays and les bians", >> but he didn't sign it. >> he's a republican and has a conservative base. playing to that, he vetoed it. i was enraged. i was, together with brad at that time... >> brad is your partner. >> brad is your partner. >> yes. >> and you are marri
university? >> it was mandated in 2011 by the office for civil rights at the department of education, and they decreed that in sexual assault cases the proper standard was preponderance of the evidence, and the problem is if universities don't follow the director, they stand the funding. >> so by this you refer to 9. >> yes. >> and we have reported on title 9 as well. title 9 guarantees them a safe, secure, protected environment by the universities, and from their point of view, universities should lose their funding if they are not protecting women equally. >> absolutely. universities have a very important role to play in this. they need to be educating students. they need to be educating students in particular in what consent means, but protecting students has nothing to do with the standard of proof that you require for a disciplinary hearing. all of the things that the universities do should be proactive, but once the worst has hand, and you have an accused student's reputation on the line, education on the line, to say we are going to take that away because we are .1% more certa
reenforcements have been brought in the area but they are weak militarily and a nationwide civil war right now is unlikely. but even a localized guerilla-style insurgency could be a headache for the government scaring away investors and costing the count billions in lost revenue. >> reporter: the united nation security council will hold emergency talks on monday after fighting and congo killed a u.n. peace keeper and have taken over towns in the providence from m 23 fighters and the m 23 threatened to pull out of peace talks in uganda. they have been killed in kashmir that decides india and pakistan and both sides accused each other of unprovoked firing along the border. sand is fast becoming a precious commodity in southern india, so precious people are now mining, it illegally and estimated the state uses 18 million tons of sand a day in it's construction boom and we report with the underground industry is harming local communities. >> reporter: he remembers the days when these waves broke way out in the distance. today during high tide or the annual monsoon he says the sea reaches the fron
. the general pointed out. and the other possible civil rights. >> it is not another 9/11. that visits this country -- do this intelligence gathering they have been able to prevent some planned attacks. he said to the panel general alexandre that we would rather be here defending these programs rather than giving the programs up and then coming before the panel and explaining why americans were killed. i will ask you this question. and that being what led us to this point in other words after september 11th what was the climate like in washington. you saw people with glasses on that said stop spying. and one thing that is fascinating is they are hauled out, and then afterwards they will hold a small news conference, and nothing actually happens to them. they are not hauled off to a gulag, this is the united states, and the other thing being that yesterday as he was being confirmed james cony, the new head of the fbi says that he is now instructing every agent to visit the statue of dr. martin luther king, to be reminded that sometimes the agencies go too far in their surveillance. so t
9 of the civil rights acts says institutions receiving federal funds must insure an education free of sexual discrimination. many colleges and universities say they weren't unaware of their legal obligations under title 9 to also protect students from sexual assault. >> we absolutely put much more emphasis on preventing plagiarism than preventing rape. that is a reality. >> reporter: annie graduated and in 2012 she and andrea found each other. they began to talk about the issue of rape at the university of north carolina. >> unc is not a bad place. it's representation of a larger cultural problem. >> reporter: the women began researching title 9, interfering other victims of rape, utilizing social media, and in january o of 2013 a lot of within former unc administrator melinda manning and two others they filed a federal complaint against the university of north carolina at the department of education. >> when you have 18- and 19-year-old men and women who are holding the government accountable for rape, like it just--it boggles my mind. >> reporter: as for annie and andrea they hav
reported to prison. p son of civil rights leader began serving a 2 1/2 year sentence. jackson had until this friday to report to prison, jackson pleaded guilty last august, in federal court to misusing campaign funds. it's new charges for south african olympic track star. prosecutors add new gun related charges to his file. these charges are separate from the case that has him facing murder charges when police say he killed his girlfriend back in february. he contends he shot her in self-defense. thinking she was an intruder. and finally, archaeologist off the coast of north carolina have recover add pirate treasure. yesterday they raised five cannons from the ocean floor that belong to the infamous pirate black beard. she was found in a boat wreck card that dates back to 1717. the archaeologists say it looks like it was made in sweden which hints that black beard bout or stole his equipment from different countries. >> thank you. al jazeera america, with just a few months to ago, is russia ready for the winter olympics. and the nba regular season getting underway tonight, when we retur
anything about it? well, not really. it's important for congress in a civil rights committee room to think about whether laws are distrim gnatry. >> these mothers say they'll push to make their voices heard, with hopes to bring changes to the stand-your-ground law. >>> tonight i had a chance to speak with a lawyer for trayvon martin's mother and i asked personally ben cump if the stand-your-ground has to do with race? >> certainly there are racial undertones unfortunately, because the law is to arbitrarily been applied, as well as ambiguous that the police officers, the state attorneys, nobody really have the same understanding of this law. and one country -- county ply this one and another another way. in the wendy davis and trayvon martin case, if the shoe was on the other foot they would not griften the benefit of the stand-your-ground. >> what do you think of the way some legislators handled this in other states. >> i think everyone followed florida, since they were the first state to pass it in 2006. it's been one of those things that we have seen a proliferation of people trying to
's a civil rights issue making it an issue for the national football league and owner in the league and the sport of football. football and nfl should be unifying for us and they can be. we want to help them succeed. it's unaccept hable that in this time, the 21st century a team will use a racist slur over the objections of people offended by it, and victimized by it. >> that's all the support for now. >> thank you, jo. >> it's the talk of the town in silicon valley. the latest hype is over a barge built by tech giant google off san francisco bay. it has everyone guessing what the project is all about. melissa chan finds out. >> silicon valley will not stop talking about it. it doesn't look like the most exciting thing, just a big box sitting off the shore of an island between oakland and san francisco. it's a barge covered up, fenced in and guarded 24 hours a day, seven days a week and reveals the role google plays in this town. anything it does sparks excitement. we visited some start ups at the offices of rocket space to find out what people in the industry think about the myster
to use the name. >> this is a civil rights issue, which makes it an issue for the national football league and every owner in the league in the sport of football. football in the nfl should be unifying forces and can be unifying forces in this country and we want to help them succeed. it's unacceptable that a team would continue to use a racist slur over the objections by those people offended by it and victims victimized by it. >> that is all the sport for now. for more, coming up later. >> thank you very much. boston red sox, fantastic news for them. >> absolutely. >> they'll be celebrating for the rest of the year. stay with us here on aljazeera. another bulletin four straight ahead. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't wan
guard. >> since 1972, the u.s. department of education under title nine of the civil rights act has said institutions receiving federal funds must insure an education free of sexual discrimination. many colleges and universities say they were unaware of their legal obligations under title nine to also protect students from sexual assault. >> we absolutely put much more emphasis on preventing plagiarism than preventing rape. that is a reality. >> though annie graduated, in 2012, she and andrea found each other. they began to talk about the issue of rape at the university of north carolina. >> we said u.n.c. isn't a bad place. u.n.c. is a representation of a larger cultural problem. >> the women gap researching title nine, interviewing other victims of rape, utilizing social media and in january of 2013, along with former u.n.c. administrator and two others filed a federal complaint against the university of north car liner in a at the department of education. >> when you have 18 and 19-year-old men and women who are holding the government accountable for rape, like it just -- it boggles m
. >> i got to make a call. thanks so much. barney's has some explaining to do. a civil rights group wants to meet with the head of the department store over a racial profiling allegation. last week, two african-american customers accuse barnes of discrimination, saying they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after buying expensive items at a store in new york city. macy's is also under fire after a customer there was stopped while shopping in a manhattan store because of his race. >> ross shimabuku is here. >> red sox this close, they can taste it. after two crazy finishes, last night was the first normal world series game, but there's been nothing normal about david ortiz. big papi has been putting on a show, batting over .700. he said i was born for this. in the first, ortiz rips it by craig, driving in pedroia for the first run of the ballgame. why are they pitching to ortiz? ortiz king of the swing, lester king of the hill. he gave up one run, but that was a big one right here. matt holliday hits that to the arch. that rocket ties things up at one. holiday was g
militarily and a civil war right now is unlikely. a localized guerila could cost revenue. >> reporter: early results and only early ones in georgia's presidential election show that he has taken 62% of the vote and enough to avoid a runoff in this former soviet republic and we report. >> reporter: celebrations to mark the end of an era and the beginning of a new style of government in georgia. and he will take the presidency with some two thirds of the total vote and he had one man to thank, the prime minister. . >> translator: i'd like to thank a person who is very important to me, who is and always will be a very serious authority, my friend. >> reporter: and the new president will remain head of state, constitutional changes mean real power is about to transfer to vili and the prime minister has conversely pledged to step down and he claims to have restored georgia democracy and believes the nation should be grateful. >> translator: a second round would have shown that georgians do not have a sense of gratitude and didn't want it and we would have won anyway and victory would have com
and abroad and potential changes to u.s. civil liberties. we'll be right back. >> the shooting happened about 30 minutes ago. >> companies... >> the remains of the fire are still everywhere here. >> the powers that be at home and around the world... >> not only do they not get compensation but you don't even have to explain why? >> well thats exactly what i said. >> we question authority. >> so you said we could get access... >> that's enough! >> ... and those affected. >> investigative journalism at it's toughest. >> intelligence gathering national security and privacy. we offer but unable to secure appearances from representatives sesenbrunner, leahy or general alexander for tonight's program. joining us for congress' response is julian sÁnchez. shane harris, senior writer of "the watchers." and bob genier. john, we're seeing movement in congress now to bring about change, some restrictions to what the intelligences can do. there was an attempt to rein in abilities. but it didn't go anywhere. what changed now and why is it different? >> there have been leaks and certain information that ha
, this is what we do... al jazeera america >> it right significant in the sense that it might ultimately result in higher fines and more fines being paid in the future. >> also the culpability in a criminal case as distinguished from a civil case, and that mean there is an overwhelming likelihood that you would be liable for that as well. >> prosecutors say at its peak the fund managed roughly $15 billion in assets. as part of today's deal it will no longer manage outside funding. >> in a statement it said it never encouraged or tolerated insider trading. coen still has a personal fortune that forbes estimates at more than $9 billion. the attorney made one thing in this conference, the sec investigation isn't over. what do we know so far about the trading scandal? sheila has been closely tracking the case. thank you for being with us. >> thanks. >> kind of remarkable that this is bigger than the hedge fund would ever get. >> yes. and at the end of the day even after paying almost $2 billion to the government stephen coen will still have a very sizable fortune and of course his lifestyle is not
for intelligence gathering becomes greater we have to make sure that we do things in the right way and reflect our values. >> reform efforts in congress includes the addition of a privacy advocate it to the fisa court. this would dress civil liberties concerns held by many americans since they learned of the massive number of phone records in america's spy agency. when we come back we'll talk about what change might mean here and abroad and potential [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> a senator under investigation and only al jazeera america is there. uncovering the corruption opening the files... >> are you going to resign if your're indicted? >> breaking the story real reporting, this is what we do... al jazeera america determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not yo
achitan. >> all right, thanks ali. >>> health care manufacturer johnson and johnson will pay more than $2 billion to settle civil and contractual allegations. al jazeera's shihab rattanzi with more. >> this is one of the several other agreements, johnson and johnson agreed they admitted they bribed pharmacies and hospitals, lack of scientific evidence showing any health benefits for patients. it's the third largest settlement with the u.s. government involving a u.s. drug maker. >> these companies lined their pockets at the expense of american taxpayers patients and private insurance industry. >> last year glaxo smithkline agreed they failed to report safety data about a diabetes drug. however according to the economist magazine that represented less than 11% of glaxo's revenue and with the johnson and johnson settlement that left no individuals accountable. that left unsaid whether these companies consider this a cost of doing business. >> systematic in many cases directfrom management and then you look at the fine that was paid, $2.2 billion, that represents less than one half of what t
away from civil liberties in the first place and particular after 9-11. stability. these are two people who want to form a life-long partnership with all of the rights to which they are entitled equal rights, not special rights. they want to be stable members of their communities. who were the republicans to oppose that? i think there is a real division here between looking at individuals and legalizing their personhood in a way that republicans are just people, americans generally have not, 20, 30 years ago. >> if the party shifts on gay marriage -- >> uh-huh. >> what does that mean for the picture? >> well, i think probably what it means when you are looking at the direction that polling has been moving here and the way that americans at studs have shafted this, hopefully what will this will means is thparty that is in consistent step with where the american electorate is. i think the argument that many people who are supporters of the freedom to marry make is that in addition to that being the principled correct stanchion and the right one as a policy matter, it is politically useful
these inspectors, there are two sites you're absolutely right that they have not been able to get to. we have always anticipated that there may be some in that condition because of the presence of a civil war going on in syria. but the other parts of the report which i'm still studying, it's quite detailed and really quite fastening and tharks to al jazeera for that, the other parts of the report show that they have almost completely destroyed the filling equipment. you see the chemicals are head in binary fashion. who parts that have to be mixed together and then filled into munitions if they are to become a usable weapon. that equipment is crucial and this report shows that they have almost completed that already. so i think progress is quite encourage you. >> you know when we talk about this to begin with you suggested this would be a very, very difficult process, it wok time consuming. >> theat. >> it might take years to wrap all of this up. so you're more optimistic now? >> well, having been around this arms control business for a long time, optimism is not my easy suit. what i did say e
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